Category Archives: Politics

Stem Cell Restrictions Slackened

In April 2009, the Obama Administration announced its plan to lift financial restrictions on stem cell researched. Not all restrictions will be lifted, but they will alleviate some implemented during the Bush era. Continue reading

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How the Economic Crisis Effects Immigration

In April 2009, the Obama administration announced its plans to advance its efforts in immigration reform. The reform will focus on getting undocumented immigrant workers essential American legalization.

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Sending the Troops Home: The Official Iraq Withdrawal

In February of 2009, President Obama announced his plan to withdrawal all troops from Iraq. Combat forces will begin to be withdrawn by August 2010, while all forces are expected to be withdrawn by December 2011.

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Gay Marriage – What’s the Big Deal?

Tuesday, April 7, 2009, marked a cornerstone for gay rights in Vermont, as the state legislature overrode Gov. Jim Douglas’s veto of a bill allowing gay couples to marry. This adds Vermont to one of four states permitting gay marriage, the other … Continue reading

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Waterboarding – Justifiable or Unconstitutional?

During George W’s reign, much controversy was brought to the process of waterboarding, or inflicting the sensation of drowning to obtain information from captives. Continue reading

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To What Political Party Did Abraham Lincoln Belong?

Other than the top hat and a lanky frame, many Americans don’t know much about Lincoln, the 16th president of the US. Perhaps one of the most intriguing facts about Lincoln, and his presidential likeness to Obama, is the fact that he was the first Republican president.

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